Fiddler Crabs

Uca stenodactylus

Narrow-fingered Fiddler Crab

Type Description

Gelasimus stenodactylus
Milne Edwards, H., and H. Lucas (1843) Crustacés. Pp. 1–39 in Voyage dans l'Amerique Meridionale (Le Brésil, la République crientale de l'Urugauy, la République Argentine, la Patagonie, la République du Chili, la République de Bolivia, la République du Pérou), exécuté pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833, A.D. d'Orbigny, ed., Volume VI, Part I + Atlas. Paris: Bertranad.

Information

Subgenus
Leptuca
Common Names
Narrow-fingered Fiddler Crab
Synonyms, Alternate Spellings, & Name Forms
Gelasimus gibbosus, Gelasimus stenodactylus, Leptuca stenodactyla, Uca (Celuca) stenodactylus, Uca (Gelasimus) stenodactyla, Uca (Leptuca) stenodactylus, Uca (Minuca) stenodactyla stenodactyla, Uca gibbosa, Uca stenodactyla, Uca stenodactyla var. gibbosa, Uca stenodactylus
Geographic Range
Eastern Pacific: El Salvador to northern Chile
Map data derived from: Crane (1975)
External Links
Encyclopedia of Life
Wikipedia
iNaturalist
GBIF

Photos

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Video

Male Uca stenodactylus waving
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Male Uca stenodactylus waving
37 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Female Uca stenodactylus rejection display
50 sec., 352 x 240, MP4
Female Uca stenodactylus rejection display, with attempted male herding
1:18 min., 352 x 240, MP4

Art

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References